Who Said What

  • 'Leaders With 56-inch Chest Should Answer on Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's Statement': Nitish Kumar's Jibe at PM Narendra Modi
    Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's remarks crediting Pakistan for peaceful elections in the state last year has triggered a massive political controversy. "I want to say on record and I have told this to the Prime Minister, that we must credit the Hurriyat, Pakistan and militant outfits for the conduct of assembly elections in the state," Mr Sayeed said on Sunday, soon after the swearing-in of the PDP-BJP coalition government.
  • Reasoning that Ordinances are to Bypass Parliament is Not Rational, Says Arun Jaitley on Land Acquisition Bill
    Confronting a united Opposition in Parliament ranged against its ordinance for changes in the land acquisition law, the government today said it will hold discussions in one more attempt to bring all parties on board with its plan. A bill to replace the land ordinance was introduced in the Lok Sabha today where the government does not need the Opposition's support to pass the legislation. However, the ruling NDA government lacks a majority in the Upper House.
  • This Legend's Demise Leaves a Major Void in Our Lives, Says PM Modi on RK Laxman's Death
    One of India's most eminent cartoonists RK Laxman, the creator of the unforgettable cartoon character 'The Common Man', died at the Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune at 6:50 pm this evening. He was 94 years old.
  • We Hope People of Delhi Will Bless Us, Says BJP on Assembly Polls
    Assembly elections will be held in Delhi on February 7 and votes will be counted on February 10, the election commission has said. The model code of conduct comes into effect immediately, the commission said. The Delhi assembly has 70 seats; the capital has 1.3 crore voters and about 11,000 polling stations.
  • UPA Should Have Awarded Vajpayee the Bharat Ratna: Nitish Kumar
    Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya will be honoured with the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, the government announced today.
  • 26/11 Accused Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi Gets Bail: Decision Unfortunate, India Provided Enough Evidence, Says Rajnath Singh
    Top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, accused of plotting the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai in 2008, has been granted bail by an anti-terror court in Pakistan, a day after the country's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif pledged to root out terrorism.
  • Meet NDTV's Swachh Ambassadors
    NDTV and Dettol together organised a 12-hour live televised Cleanathon on Sunday, which aims to bring together the entire nation for better sanitation and hygiene. The ambitious five-year campaign found praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • Manmohan Singh Talked of Restructuring, Not Replacing the Planning Commission: Tarun Gogoi
    Seeking to strengthen cooperative federalism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that states must have a greater role in the new body which will replace the existing Planning Commission. Most chief ministers have favoured an alternative structure that would replace the Planning Commission, in which states would have more participation, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday after the first round of meetings to arrive at a consensus on the subject.
  • Reactions to Robert Vadra's Angry Response Over Land Deal Query
    Businessman Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, today angrily pushed away the mic of a reporter when he was asked about his land deals in Haryana. "Are you serious? Are you serious?" he snapped, adding "Are you nuts? What is wrong with you?"
  • Reactions to Robert Vadra's Andry Response Over Land Deal Query
    Businessman Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, today angrily pushed away the mic of a reporter when he was asked about his land deals in Haryana. "Are you serious? Are you serious?" he snapped, adding "Are you nuts? What is wrong with you?"
  • Why did Centre Need Supreme Court's Prompting? Left on Black Money
    A list of 627 Indians with bank accounts at HSBC in Switzerland has been given in a sealed envelope to the Supreme Court, which yesterday sharply rebuked the government for its handling of attempts to recover untaxed or black money stashed abroad.
  • 'Don't Have Any Swiss Account': Pankaj Lodhiya on Being Named in Black Money List
    The Centre today revealed in Supreme Court the names of three persons - Pradip Burman of the Dabur India Group, Goa-based miner Radha Timblo and Rajkot-based bullion trader Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya - who allegedly have foreign accounts that are being investigated in connection with untaxed or black money.
  • BJP, Shiv Sena Leaders Talk of Still Being 'Friends': Who Said What
    As results are being counted in Maharashtra, the BJP and Shiv Sena, who recently parted ways in the state, are returning to niceties. Counting of votes suggest that the BJP will win more seats in the state than any other party, but an outright majority remains out of reach. The Shiv Sena, on the other hand, which for 25 years had senior partner status in the alliance with the BJP, is confined to second place.
  • Jayalalithaa Cannot Recover From This Loss of Credibility: Subramanian Swamy
    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was today convicted in a Rs 66 crore disproportionate assets case by a Bangalore court. Jayalalithaa, 66, will most likely have to resign as Chief Minister of the state. She has been convicted along with three close aides, including Sasikala Natarajan, who lives with her.
  • Top CEOs Share PM Narendra Modi's Make-in-India Vision
    As Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled his ambitious "Make in India" campaign today, with an aim to turn the country into a global manufacturing hub, top corporate leaders and guests lauded the effort.

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